Obama has control over Sequester cuts
Before furloughing park rangers, maybe start with the 10% of the 75,000 Department of the Interior employees who are conserving the wilderness of Washington, D.C. Before slashing cancer research, stop funding the $130-million-a-year National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine that studies herbs and yoga. Cut after-school funding only after consolidating the 105 federal programs meant to encourage kids to take math and science classes.
ABC defends editing Michelle Obama's ‘automatic weapon' claim
"She was standing out in a park with her friends in a neighborhood blocks away from where my kids…grew up, where our house is. She had just taken a chemistry test. And she was caught in the line of fire because some kids had some automatic weapons they didn't need," she said. "I just don't want to keep disappointing our kids in this country. I want them to know that we put them first."
Budweiser accused of watered down beers
The King of Beers has been watering down its famous brew, falling short of the promised alcohol content on the Budweiser label, according to three newly filed suits.
Anheuser-Busch InBev has also been cheating beer guzzlers by lowering the punch of Bud Light, Michelob, King Cobra and Michelob Ultra, the court papers say
"AB's customers are overcharged for watered-down beer, and AB is unjustly enriched by the additional volume it can sell," plaintiffs Thomas and Gerald Greenberg said in one of the complaints, Bloomberg News reported.
Voter ID to Scotus
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court hears arguments over whether a key part of the Voting Rights Act—a cornerstone of the civil rights movement—is unfairly targeting southern states for systematic racial bias that no longer exists.
The court's decision on the law, which helped dismantle decades of discriminatory voting restrictions in the South, could hand a victory to the recent conservative-led movement to tighten identification requirements and limit early voting hours at the ballot box. A wave of such laws swept 30 states over the last few years.